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Los Angeles Lakers Report Card: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not At the Start of 2011?

January 4th, 2011
Fact: the Los Angeles Lakers are the back to back defending champions of the NBA.Fiction: the Los Angeles Lakers have no chance of three-peating with how well the Spurs and Heat are playing as of late.It's a long season, ladies and gentlemen, and let me assure you that you haven't ...

Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Reasons the Denver Nuggets Will Deal by January

December 27th, 2010
The trade deadline seems a lot closer now that Christmas is over with, and it's clear that something needs to be done with Carmelo Anthony. The Nuggets have taken a very "wait and see" approach to the situation so far, but that stance has yielded little to no results. I can't ...

Phil Jackson: Why There Will Never Be Another Zen Master

December 24th, 2010
I'll be the first to admit that the NBA has a wealth of great coaches at the helms of their teams. That being said, the number of legendary coaches will soon drop to zero.It appears that the Utah Jazz will have Jerry Sloan until he finally collapses. Sloan seems to have ...

NBA Progress Report: Grading the Golden State Warriors’ Last 10 Trades

December 1st, 2010
One reality NBA players must get in touch with is that this league is business first; transactions can—and will—happen.Players get traded for all kinds of reasons. Some have bad attitudes, some have expensive contracts that need to be dumped, and some are simply being traded away for better players.But as ...

NBA Power Rankings Week 3: Have The Hornets Replaced the L.A. Lakers Up Top?

November 16th, 2010
Greetings Hoops fans, and welcome to the second week of the Bleacher Report NBA Power Rankings!We've already had an amazing and surprising season so far with Milsap going off for 46 points, the Jazz becoming the NBA's new comeback kings, and the Heat coming under fire for early losses. Chris ...

NBA Power Rankings: Grading the First-Round Draft Picks

November 10th, 2010
After scouting, workouts, and tireless research, these are the ones that went first.The first round of the draft could very well Trump Christmas morning for some most NBA owners, as those picking in the first round are constantly searching for young talent to help turn their team around. A good ...

Los Angeles Lakers: Why Their Much Improved Bench Is the Key to Their Three-Peat

November 3rd, 2010
When you think of legitimate championship contending teams in the NBA this year, who comes to mind?While your home team may be on the list every year, most people are thinking about these few squads: The Miami Heat, the Boston Celtics, the Orlando Magic and the Los Angeles Lakers.While a ...

NBA Power Rankings: The NBA’s 30 Starting Point Guards

October 25th, 2010
The point guard position is beyond vital in the NBA.Having the wrong point guard could mean the difference between going to the playoffs, and hitting the wrong kind of lottery.The point guard leads his team into battle every night. He's customarily the first person to touch the ball in each ...

2010 NBA Preseason: Los Angeles Lakers vs FC Barcelona Observations, Analysis

October 7th, 2010
The NBA season is now just around the corner, and the pre-season games have begun.Today the Los Angeles Lakers squared off against the FC Barcelona men in Spain, for a highly anticipated pre-season match up. Many people have questions on their minds about the Lakers right now that they want ...

Carmelo Anthony and 15 Other NBA Stars Who Could Hold Their Teams Hostage

October 5th, 2010
Carmelo Anthony should be under arrest at this point for how he has held his team against their will.In the last month or so, Carmelo Anthony has taken the reigns from Lebron James as the NBA's must watch development. Rumors that Carmelo Anthony has wanted a trade now for several ...